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  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti: Investigate Protest Deaths

    Haiti: Investigate Protest Deaths

    Expand Men look at protesters marching to demand an investigation into what they say is the alleged misuse of Venezuela-sponsored PetroCaribe funds, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Novemb…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability continued in 2018 to hinder the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, or address humanitarian crises.In July 2018, the government’s announcement tha…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • New Americas Treaty Boosts Environmental Rights
    A new treaty to deepen the link between environmental protection and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean has the potential to reduce the conflicts that lead to the murders of so many environmental defenders in the region. The signing ce…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability in 2017 hindered the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, or address continuing humanitarian crises. The United Nations peacekeeping mission operating…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti’s bid to end mandate of Independent Expert abrupt and non-consultative
    Once again, we are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in your discussion of the five key aspects of the human rights situation in Haiti. The five key human rights concerns at focus in your report remain Human R…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti should not leave Civil Society out of decision on mandate
    We wish to congratulate Haiti on the inauguration of President Jovenel Moise in February of this year and hope that he and his administration will make human rights a priority.Human Rights Watch continues to have deep concerns related to dire public…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    The continuing political crisis in Haiti, spurred by contested presidential elections in 2015, led to a power vacuum at the head of state. President Michel Martelly’s term of office expired in February 2016, and the 120-day term of provisional Pres…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Haiti: Stateless People Trapped in Poverty

    Expand A pregnant woman rests on the floor while attending a Sunday mass at a camp for Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent returning or deported from the Dominican Republic o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    Helping Haiti – Have Lessons Been Learned?

    It’s hard to imagine another disaster on the scale of the 2010 earthquake and the subsequent cholera epidemic in Haiti. Yet the latest reports on the devastation wrought by Hurricane Matthew, which hit Haiti on October 4, suggest its devastating ef…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • Lakou Mizik: HaitiaNola review – a Caribbean-Creole melting pot
    (Cumbancha)The Haitian ensemble maintain their mission of national regeneration with a second album that embraces New Orleans, a close neighbour and cultural cousin. It’s a love affair spawned when Lakou Mizik played the city’s 2016 jazz festival…
    - 20 days ago, 27 Oct 19, 12:30am -
  • Why people are protesting in Haiti – video report
    Weeks of widespread protest have paralysed parts of Haiti. Demonstrators are calling for the country's president, Jovenel Moïse, to resign from office, but despite violence and charges of corruption he has so far refused to stand downAn explosion of…
    - 21 days ago, 25 Oct 19, 1:49pm -
  • An explosion of protest, a howl of rage – but not a Latin American spring
    From Chile to Ecuador and Bolivia to Haiti police and protesters are clashing on the streets, but what are the common threads and will they lead to change?Tanks on the streets in Chile. Barricades and bloodshed in Bolivia. Weeks of unrest that have p…
    - 22 days ago, 24 Oct 19, 12:06pm -
  • Failing Haiti and forgetting Jean-Bertrand Aristide Aristide | Letter
    Dr Kevin Bannon on the root of the Caribbean country’s problems and why the US demeans the politician who became Haiti’s first democratically elected presidentHaiti’s political and economic problems are of course rooted in its exploitative trea…
    - 32 days ago, 14 Oct 19, 12:58pm -
  • Haiti protesters clash with police hours after journalist shot dead
    Killing of Néhémie Joseph throws fresh fuel on crisis as protesters demand Jovenel Moïse’s resignationHaitian protesters have clashed with police in the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, hours after a journalist who had covered previous anti-…
    - 35 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 11:27am -
  • Haiti and the failed promise of US aid
    After an earthquake struck in 2010, the US pledged to help rebuild the Caribbean country. A decade later, nothing better symbolises the failure of these efforts than the story of a new port that was promised, but never built. By Jacob KushnerWhen Bil…
    - 36 days ago, 11 Oct 19, 1:00am -
  • 'Words, not guns': learning brings hope to Haiti's most notorious slum
    Swamped by sewage and prone to floods, Cité Soleil is a hotbed for gangs and violence. But for a lucky few, an education initiative offers a glimpse of a better futureBilly Lafalaise has spent much of his 16 years avoiding the allure of gang life in…
    - 43 days ago, 4 Oct 19, 2:00am -
  • Haitians urge judges to find UN culpable for cholera outbreak that killed thousands
    Supreme court consider whether to take up Laventure v UNUN peacekeepers introduced disease after 2010 earthquakeVictims of the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti, which killed at least 10,000 people and infected hundreds of thousands more, are petitionin…
    - 46 days ago, 1 Oct 19, 3:00am -
  • Haitian senator opens fire during protest near parliament – video
    A politician fires his gun into the air near Haiti's parliament, leaving at least two people injured, as anger spills over in the Caribbean country amid fuel and food shortages. Video taken by Reuters shows Senator Jean Marie Ralph Féthière gettin…
    - 53 days ago, 24 Sep 19, 12:20am -
  • Haiti: photojournalist shot in face as senator opens fire outside parliament
    Jean Marie Ralph Féthière draws handgun amid chaotic scenesChery Dieu-Nalio avoids serious injury; another man woundedTwo men including a photojournalist have been shot and injured by a Haitian senator who opened fire outside the country’s parlia…
    - 53 days ago, 23 Sep 19, 2:30pm -
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